Ventricular Assist Device
Factors with potent angiogenic, mitogenic, and vascular permeability, which enhance activities specific for endothelial cells.
Vertebral Body Replacement (in spine)
Vertical Compression Fracture (Spine)
An opening in an implant body that allows for tissue ingrowth for increased retention and stability.
Syn.: Glass-like carbon, glassy carbon Vitreous carbon a non-graphitizing, or nongraphitizable, carbon which combines glassy and ceramic properties with those of graphite. The most important properties are high temperature resistance, hardness, low density, low electrical resistance, low friction, low thermal resistance, extreme resistance to chemical attack and impermeability to gases and liquids. Glassy carbon is …
VNS = Vagus Nerve Stimulation source: patient information LivaNova